Roy Glass

Obituary of Roy Glass


Roy “Captain” Delano Glass, 72, of Buchanan, passed away at Memorial Hospital in South Bend on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.


Captain was born on September 3, 1945 to the late Gilbert and Irene in Blytheville, Arkansas.  After graduating from high school Captain went on to further his education and work in engineering at several factories and machine shops. On June 1, 2016 he wed Sky Shorthill.


He was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert Glass and Irene Nielson and daughter Marcy Ann Glass in 1971.


Captain is survived by his wife, Sky Shorthill; a step-daughter; brother, Jerry Glass of Niles; and many extended family members and friends.


Funeral services for Captain will be held at Ft. Custer National Cemetery, at a future date, with full military honors.


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Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services, of Niles.